Farm tables are at the heart of homes today. The beloved dining table is regularly featured in design blogs, social media posts and magazines. These rustic tables have become a ubiquitous feature American kitchens and dining rooms. But, did you ever wonder about the origins of this classic dining table? Origins of a Farm Table The original farm… Continue reading History of a Farm Table
You call it, "china hutch," —and I call it, "stepback cupboard". Whether you call it a buffet, credenza, hutch or china display case—picking out an attractive, functional, and couple-pleasing French Country dining room piece can sometimes be a challenge. Here are a few elegant, and "non-fussy" country French suggestions that both you and your partner will… Continue reading Finding the Perfect French Country Dining Room Storage
So what is French Country furniture exactly? French Country furniture can run the gamut from ornate Louis XV armoires, to clean-lined distressed wood cupboards. Ornamentation can span from lavish gilding to nicked and chipped paint finishes. Chairs can be as simple as a rush seat ladderback to a carved wood chair with nailhead and fine… Continue reading French Country Style Guide: Furniture
It's not hard to fall in love with an old wood farm table. We just adore the rustic/modern blend. Picking a great base color, then combining it with a reclaimed wood table top, equals table perfection! Here are our favorite farm table color picks for each season. FALL: BLACK & TAN The old wood top made from reclaimed barn boards has the innate feeling of autumn.… Continue reading Picking the Perfect Color for a French Country Farm Table
Summer is all about camps and cottages, and visiting grand lakeside lodges. Recently, our workshop was tasked with building a table that was as grand as the great lodge home it was going to reside in.